Deborah Slater Dance Theater - Collaborating Artists

Collaborating Artists

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Shannon Preto

Shannon Preto is a SF choreographer, dancer, producer and dance teacher. Shannon dances for Scott Wells & Dancers and Smith/Wymore's Disappearing Acts. He has been seen in performances with Nancy Karp + Dancers, Kim Epiphano's Epiphany Productions, and has presented his own work at DanceGround Keriac and ODC?s Pilot 51. Currently, Shannon is on the teaching staff at SF School of the Arts Theater Department and has taught at Temescal Arts Center (Oakland), at CounterPULSE, at the ODC/School (SF) and at the SOLA Contemporary Dance Festival (Torrance, CA). Shannon has an MFA in dance from the University of Colorado at Boulder. This is his third year with Deborah Slater Dance Theater. Body-Mind Centering® has heavily influenced his somatic and creative research for the past 11 years. Special thanks always to the support of his wife Salying Wong.